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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 12th May

A look back at the past week, with our weekly round up of Yorkshire Dales News published on Daelnet.

RSPCA to "stand firm" in opposition to live exports

Friday 12 May 2006
A LEADING animal welfare charity is insisting it will stand firm in its opposition to live calf exports after members and supporters attended a demonstration in Dover.

CCTV ready to crack crime in West Craven town

Friday 12 May 2006
CRIMINALS beware is the message as a new town centre CCTV system prepares to go live in West Craven.

End of an era as Dales historian dies

Friday 12 May 2006
THE well-known and highly respected Yorkshire Dales author and historian Marie Hartley has died at the age of 100.

Dales link brings region-wide water grid a step closer

Friday 12 May 2006
THREE decades since its conception, Yorkshire Water is a step closer to completing a grid that will allow the company to supply every part of the region with safe, clean water supplies no matter what the weather.

Decision looms on fate of Dales school

Thursday 11 May 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES primary school could be facing the final nail in its coffin tomorrow as members of the North Yorkshire School Organisation Committee meet to consider its future.

Life-line for region's religious sites

Thursday 11 May 2006
ENGLISH Heritage is today revealing the full extent of the threat facing the region's historic places of worship and setting out proposals to tackle the problem.

Farmers invited to meet "Beefy"

Thursday 11 May 2006
YORKSHIRE farmers are being invited to meet the men in charge of one of the most important food marketing campaigns ever launched to promote the sale of British meat.

Real nappies prove popular with county's parents

Thursday 11 May 2006
PARENTS and carers from across North Yorkshire have embraced the chance to help the environment and learn more about real cotton nappies at events organised around the county to celebrate the tenth anniversary of real nappy week.

Chance to pick your favourite flavours

Thursday 11 May 2006
AN AWARDS scheme which recognises the best of Hambleton's food and drink producers is set to expand as it enters its third season this year.

Local produce shop hits the highstreet

Wednesday 10 May 2006
VOLUNTEERS and residents in and around Keighley are being given the chance to develop new skills and work experience thanks to a new shop that has opened its doors today in the heart of Keighley's town centre.

Signs of the times - new battle in 4 x 4 war

Wednesday 10 May 2006
A NEW front in the long running war between leisure vehicle drivers and the Yorkshire Dales National Park will be opened in the next few days - and this time, the park authority has a powerful new weapon in its armoury.

DVD aims to stop kids dying to be cool

Wednesday 10 May 2006
FILMING for an innovative new safety campaign has taken place at a Northern Dales reservoir.

Dales hotel takes local approach to marketing

Wednesday 10 May 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES marketing firm is making a name for itself offering PR and advertising support to clients across the Dales, and will soon be providing its services to one of the areas largest hotel and restaurants.

Starling is top school bird

Wednesday 10 May 2006
THE Starling is the most common bird in UK school grounds - with the black-headed gull topping the table in North Yorkshire - according to the latest survey announced by the RSPB.

Supermarkets face competition enquiry

Tuesday 09 May 2006
BRITAIN'S supermarket chains are to face a major investigation by the Competition Commission.

Late farm payments - "matter of deep regret" admits Minister

Tuesday 09 May 2006
A MATTER of deep regret is how the new Rural Affairs Secretary is describing problems faced by farmers over late payments by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA).

Dales business centre is new base for major hi-tech company

Tuesday 09 May 2006
A RECENTLY opened business centre in the Northern Dales has attracted a major hi-tech company as its latest tenant.

Funding advice on offer for Craven's community groups

Tuesday 09 May 2006
INFORMATION and advice on funding for voluntary and community groups in Craven is on offer at an event being held in Skipton today.

Memories galore as toys old and new go on display

Tuesday 09 May 2006
TOYS old and new are set to bring back those cherished memories of childhood as a new exhibition opens its doors to the public.

Recycling bonanza for army kids

Tuesday 09 May 2006
CHILDREN living on a military base near Thirsk are in the money after a massive rise in recycling brought in a cash bonanza.

Wraps come off Cowling water works

Monday 08 May 2006
PEOPLE with homes in and around the village of Cowling are being invited to inspect plans for a revamp of the town's water mains.

New dental service for Hawes

Monday 08 May 2006
HAWES residents are set to have access to an emergency dental service in the town from today.

Countryside agog at cabinet massacre

Monday 08 May 2006
LEADERS of countryside organisations were both delighted and amazed over the weekend as they tried to absorb the future implications of Tony Blair's weekend massacre of cabinet ministers.

Bridge gives Pateley kids a safer walk to school

Monday 08 May 2006
SCHOOL CHILDREN in Pateley Bridge now have a safer walk to school after the opening of a new £250,000 footbridge.

Ingleton's early bird special

Saturday 06 May 2006
THE natural world is preparing to put on one of the most stunning performances of the calendar tomorrow (May 7th) as one Dales conservation group prepares for International Dawn Chorus Day.


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